Figure 6.

"Passing the rod along the spine." As the rod is passed along the spine, it can be manually palpated, as show in the picture, and guided as necessary. Notice the kyphotic bend of the rod which is being passed to maintain the desired sagittal profile.

Sarwahi et al. Scoliosis 2011 6:16   doi:10.1186/1748-7161-6-16
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